Press Releases

Press Releases

April 10, 2015 - 60 years after a vaccine, new technology may finally eradicate polio

February 24, 2015 - Polio vaccination with microneedle patches receives funding for patch development, clinical trial

November 13, 2014 - Tiny needles offer potential new treatment for two major eye diseases

February 26, 2014 - Self-administration of flu vaccine with a patch may be feasible, study suggests

November 27, 2012 - Microneedle patch may advance world measles vaccination effort

July 23, 2012 - Researchers show potential of microneedles to target drugs to the back of the eye

June 16, 2012 - Atlanta pharma community collaborates on drug development education

January 5, 2012 - Startup receives $4 million to develop drug delivery targeted to the back of the eye

July 13, 2011 - H1N1 microneedle vaccination protects better than injection

November 15, 2010 - NIH awards $10 million to develop microneedle vaccine patch

July 29, 2010 - Drug delivery “nanoblasts": Laser activation of nanoparticles moves molecules, proteins and DNA into living cells

July 18, 2010 - Disappearing needles: vaccine-delivery patch with dissolving microneedles eliminates “sharps” waste and improves protection

April 27, 2009 - Vaccine given with microneedle patches proves effective

February 4, 2008 - Drug delivery: first-ever human study shows microneedles can enhance drug administration through the skin

October 3, 2007 - Researchers to use microneedles for flu vaccination

September 5, 2006 - Opening a door into cells: research shows how ultrasound can deliver therapeutic molecules into living cells

July 23, 2004 - CD4: Center for Drug Design, Development and Delivery focuses interdisciplinary efforts on new pharmaceuticals

November 17, 2003 - Microneedles: report describes progress in developing new technology for painless drug and vaccine delivery

July 12, 2001 - From scientists to senators: unique course teaches engineers to communicate with diverse audiences

June 22, 1998 - Taking the “ouch” out of needles: arrays of micron-scale “microneedles” offer new technique for drug delivery


May 29, 2014 - Micro-needle patches a painless shot-in-the-arm for future vaccinations

2014 - "The remarkable microneedle patch."

Nov 13, 2012 - Micro-needle patches a painless shot-in-the-arm for future vaccinations

2010 - Podcast on three generations of transdermal drug delivery. Controlled Release Society.

August 19, 2009 - "Painless 'microneedle' patch may take the sting out of shots."


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